Tina grew up in Marion and graduated from Marion high school. She has been part of the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital family for 30 years starting in 1986. Tina has been breeding Devon Rex cats for 17 years and she is known as our in house cat expert. Tina has a vast knowledge of all things cats. From neonatal to geriatric Tina always is quick to help any cat in need. Tina loves going to cat shows in her spare time and traveling, especially to Europe. Tina is owned by a variety of cats and a Pug named Fern who thinks she is a cat. Tina is a lover of all animals and “adopted” Krispy Kream a farel cat who made his home in her back yard. She has tamed him and has tried to let him enjoy lavish living inside her home, but he prefers the adventurous life outdoors. Tina enjoys assisting in surgery, especially exploratories that end well and seeing long time clients get new kittens and puppies.
Tiffiny grew up in Dubuque, Iowa. She attended Kirkwood Community College and graduated in 2005 as a Registered Veterinary Technician. After college she worked in emergency medicine at the Eastern Iowa Veterinary Specialty Center for a year before joining the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital in 2006. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, scrapbooking and crafts, reading, and spending time outdoors. Tiffiny shares her home with a cat named Mama and two guinea pigs CeCe and Brownie. Tiffiny enjoys surgical exploratories, emergency visits, watching patients grow from kittens and puppies through their whole life, educating clients especially about parasites prevention and working with exotics like guinea pigs, rabbits and rats.
Ana grew up in Sioux City, Iowa. After High School Ana attended Iowa State University and graduated in 2014 with a degree in Animal Science. After college Ana moved to the Cedar Rapids area and joined the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital in 2015. Ana shares her home with one cat named Jinxy who loves to sit on the breeze way and watch birds all day long. In her free time Ana enjoys spending time with her two boys, cooking and running. Ana enjoys seeing puppies and kittens, assisting in surgery and preventative care.
Lyndee is originally from Alburnett Iowa. Lyndee attended Kirkwood Community College and graduated in 2010 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Lyndee did her summer internship here at Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital and has been a part of our family since. Lyndee has a love of helping animals in need and also works full time as the shelter manager at the Cedar Valley Humane Society. Lyndee is owned by a cat Chester, a Rottweiler named Vinny, and a Boston Terrier named Enzo. Although Enzo is a boy he loves to dress up and his favorite color is pink. Enzo is convinced that he is a human and believes he should be treated as such. Lyndee enjoys fostering all types of animals and breed specific education. Lyndee also enjoys assisting in surgery and loves her job because it keeps her busy and no day is exactly the same.
Kelsey was born and raised right here in Cedar Rapids. She attended Iowa State University and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Resources Ecology and Management specializing in wild life care. Prior to joining our Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital family in 2013 Kelsey lived and worked in Colorado for several years as an emergency technician and has worked in wild life rehab with owls, hawks and falcons. Kelsey shares her home with two rescue dogs a Husky named Gypsy, and her most recent addition Arrya a dachshund with an overbite. Kelsey is currently attending Coe College working towards her degree as a Registered Nurse. Kelsey enjoys watching puppies and kittens grow up, trauma cases, and getting to see hospitalized patients go home.
Sue is orginally from in Des Moines Iowa. She has been with us at the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital since 2006. After Sue and her husband Daryl raised their three boys right here on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids, they fulfilled their dream and purchased an acreage. Sue and Daryl share their home with a rescue boxer Sam, who Sue fell in love with when the humane society brought him in to be neutered and had to take him home, and four cats Junie B, Kato, Tito and Frank. Sue’s favorite past time is spending time with her two granddaughters. In her spare time Sue enjoys raising chickens, organic gardening, and boating and camping on the Mississippi. She loves getting to know clients and their pets and developing a lasting relationship with them.
Ashley grew up in southeast Iowa and graduated high school from Linn-Mar in Marion. Ashley joined the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital family in 2008. Ashley and her husband Casey are owned by Fiona, a boxer mix they rescued who’s tail is classified as a lethal weapon, and three cats Willis the annoying younger brother,Lydia the princess and Ivy the bossy older sister. In her spare time Ashley loves to cook, travel and she enjoys taking Fiona to the dog park and swimming. Ashley also assists in exam rooms and enjoys assisting in surgery, seeing puppies and kittens and client education.
Shari is originally from Fairfield, Iowa. She joined the Cedar Rapids Animal Hospital family in 2008 as a receptionist. Shari enjoys spending time with her husband Sam and son Rowan. They share their home with a mutt named Bo who they refer to as their furry vacuum as he is quick to catch anything that Rowan drops on the floor, a cat named Maverick whose days are consumed by naps and meal time, and the newest addition Goose who joined the family in July of 2012 at just 10 days old. They bottle fed him and nursed him back to health and he has been a welcome addition to the family and keeps everyone on their toes, especially when he is chasing them around the house or hiding only to jump out at the last minute to bite their legs. Shari also assists in the exam rooms and enjoys client education, training, nutrition, and emergency visits.